Electronics Watch Incorporates Three New Staff Members
Electronics Watch has incorporated three new full time staff members this summer. Cindy Berman began as Director of Impact and Innovation in July, along with Stefania Ricci in the role of Communications and Administrative Assistant. Isabel Menéndez became the new Finance Manager in September. The team of nine met in person for a staff retreat in Sweden in August.
Cindy Berman has championed social justice and worked on human rights issues internationally for over 35 years. She has held senior positions at the UN, national government, multilateral agencies, civil society organisations, multi-stakeholder initiatives, philanthropies, academic institutions and worked as an independent consultant. Her expertise lies in business and human rights due diligence, corporate accountability, modern slavery, labour standards, gender equality and international development. She holds master's degrees from University College London and Witwatersrand University in South Africa.
Stefania Ricci has extensive experience in the not for profit and private sectors. She has worked for Action for Children, Voice4Change England, CRIN, NSPCC, and Islington Council, London. Her expertise is in governance, administration, communication and membership engagement. She is passionate about optimising systems, procedures and communications. Stefania has a Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies and a Master Degree in Understanding and Securing Human Rights.
Isabel Menéndez has more than 25 years of experience as a Finance Manager in NGOs, including SETEM, Fairtrade Iberica, Peace Brigades International and Fundación Atenea, where she managed funds from various public and private organisations from different countries and the European Union. Isabel has a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in auditing from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and has taken postgraduate courses on auditing, applied economics and accounting and taxation of non-profit organisations.